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Homemade Pizza for Weeknights

Homemade Pizza for Weeknights

Pizza is one of everybody’s favourite foods. It can be made with any combination of ingredients, but the classic cheese and tomato are still the goto for most people. There’s a reason the traditional flavour combinations hang around for generations because they work. Although it […]

Pork Rillettes with Fennel and Thyme

Pork Rillettes with Fennel and Thyme

Although it’s extremely simple, and many would argue not at all exciting, rillette and pate are some of my favourite things to have for a starter in a restaurant. Sometimes if you’re going for a more adventurous main course you need to begin with something […]

Alternative Christmas Dinner with Salmon

Alternative Christmas Dinner with Salmon

So last week’s Christmas spectacular was a bit more of the standard-style British roast dinner type thing. This week I’m offering a more alternative Christmas dinner in contrast to the more ‘normal’ style by going for another British favourite, Indian (well my take on it […]

Traditional Mincemeat for Christmas

Traditional Mincemeat for Christmas

It’s Christmas time! Ok, not yet, thankfully; but it’s sort of getting there I guess… Anyway, although the festive season is not upon us just yet, it is, in fact, time to make some good-old traditional mincemeat (actually it’s a bit late but whatever). You […]

Confit Garlic

Confit Garlic

For me, garlic is just one of those magic things that we use in the kitchen that ends up in nearly everything you ever make (savoury at least). Even if you can’t taste it at all, it’s probably there somewhere, humming in the background of […]

Cured Egg Yolks with Black Pepper, Bonito and Bay

Cured Egg Yolks with Black Pepper, Bonito and Bay

Eggs are the best and most versatile ingredient in the world, bar none. And that is definitely not hyperbole and definitely is a well thought-out factual statement based on hundreds of sources which I can’t be bothered to list. Regardless of the validity of that […]